Online registration is now closed, but we have extended the deadline. If you would like to participate in the event, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
We welcome speakers who will contribute to this debate from four different perspectives: governmental, nonprofits, business, and activists. We are offering four panels to speak at the event:
March 2, 14:00 First Session – Online Platforms for Direct Democracy
March 2, 17:00 Second Session – International Pirate Movements
March 4, 10:00 Third Session – Redefining Government Responsibility in Online Environments
March 4, 17:00 Fourth Session – Cyber Warfare and Conflict Resolution
You are asked to either present in a panel discussion, organize a workshop, or speak at the lecture hall. Critical discussions should be presented on one or more of the following subfields: online democracy, the political challenges of governing a free internet, regulations and deregulations of online environments, national and international policies of pirate parties, freedom of expression, security communities, crowdfunding and local/global economy, creative commons and the controversies of copyrights, the future of the digital world, and other related topics.
A number of well-known politicians, business representatives, nonprofit leaders, and activists will be invited to speak. However, the call for speakers is competitive and open to the public. If you are interested or know someone who is interested, please forward them this call for speakers. If you are interested in participating, please send an email to email@example.com
Government Focus: Speakers who will contribute to redefining the boundaries of government transparency and privacy invasion. These speakers may be representatives or candidates for government, academics, or professionals from non-governmental organizations.
Nonprofit Focus: Speakers who can discuss advocacy projects and community activities. These speakers should be leaders from nonprofit organizations that aim to assist communities gain access to open source technologies and similar solutions.
Business Focus: Speakers should discuss the current issue of patents and open source technology.
Activists: Some speakers do not fit neatly into the category of an organization. Some of the biggest players today in creating social change are bloggers and concerned individuals who have attracted a large following.